Sex is used to peddle all kinds of things from sport cars to perfume; and for the first time in its 223 year history, it’s being used overtly to sell a candidate for presidency. The Obama Campaign’s new ad likening voting to losing one’s virginity is the latest foray in a campaign aimed below the belt.
In the YouTube web video called My First Time, a young woman played by actress Lena Dunham tells viewers, “Your first time shouldn’t be with just anybody. You want to do it with a great guy.”
With a cheeky grin, Dunham mixes sexual innuendo with public policy references: “You want to do it with a guy who brought the troops out of Iraq” and “